IL man found guilty of child sexual assault by Gallatin Co. jury

Updated: Jun. 13, 2018 at 4:37 PM CDT
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SHAWNEETOWN, IL (KFVS) - A Gallatin County, Illinois jury has found a former Shawneetown, Ill. man guilty of three counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.

George A. Bivens, 45, was found guilty of sexually assaulting a minor from 1999-2004. Bivens will be sentenced on July 16, 2018 in front of Judge Thomas Foster.

He is being held in the White County Jail.

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The case was investigated by Illinois State Police. The case was prosecuted by the Gallatin County State's Attorney Doug Dyhrkopp.

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